Across the University of Maine System, 50 students are in isolation this Thanksgiving after testing positive or being exposed to someone who tested positive.
The lack of athletics and performing arts events, classes taught partially online with small, in-person contingents, mandatory mask use and social distancing, and regular virus testing of students and staff have all allowed UMaine to stick to its plan for a shortened, in-person semester this fall.
Where Honey Bear has been and how she managed to get all the way to Baxter State Park, though, is a mystery.
Karen Paradis-Hews felt a career change would be the only way to honor her sister’s death after some in her community did not take the virus seriously.
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